Ode to Viceroy – Mac DeMarco

By now you might be aware of Kurt Vile, Mac DeMarco and Ty Segall as the triumvirate sent to revive the sounds of garage rock’s past. DeMarco is the scrawny, gap-toothed river creature that crawled from the depths of Canada and seemingly slid his jangly melodies into indie folk rock. Lodged in a time warp, DeMarco is like a rambling man from a bygone era. A pinch of 60s … [Read more...]

4 reasons why I’m excited to see Ben Howard again this June

June 13th is a day specially marked in my calendar. With one of my best buds from uni, I get to head down to see Ben Howard at the  Hammersmith Apollo and see him perform live once again. What makes me think he will be even better than before? Take a look. … [Read more...]

25 songs that will get you pumped for summer

Michael: Although my skin seems totally intolerant of what the sun does to it in the next few months, I still love the summer. Nothing makes me happier than sitting in the sun and doing absolutely fuck all for the day. Well not absolutely, the summer is only the summer if you have your summer songs to go with it. Henry: Amen to that fair prayer. We've spun through 25 of the … [Read more...]

Ryan Gosling has a folk duo, all other men even more inadequate

Ryan Gosling may as well just be the only male on the planet right now. He now has a cool folk band too. Read on as I try to cope with the fact that my girlfriend loves Ry Ry more than she will ever really love me (but seriously, that's not cool Sylvie). … [Read more...]

Green Garden – Laura Mvula

I may be late to the party, but Laura Mvula is certainly all that she has been hyped to be. Green Garden has me belting out Soul hooks like there's no tomorrow. … [Read more...]